Wanda W.

$10.00 / hr

All my life I have been a service-oriented person-a people person. I feel that this is the talent that God gave to me. When I was in high school and trying to decide whether to be a nurse or a teacher, I leaned toward nursing. I won an Elks Scholarship which I used at Greenville General School of Nursing in Greenville, S.C. I did not complete my studies there but the groundwork was laid. For a few years, I devoted myself to my family and worked at other types of jobs when I needed to work. After my second daughter turned four, I began a Nurse's Aide course at the local vocational school. I was hired, that fall, at the brand new nursing home which as built in Union. While working at Oakmont of Union (renamed Heartland), I earned monetary bonuses every six months for perfect attendance. I accomplished that for several years. They printed an article in their newsletter about me and my perfect attendance record. In 1984, while working at Oakmont of Union, I began classes at Rutledge College in Spartanburg, S.C. During the two years I attended there, I worked first shift at Oakmont, donated plasma twice a week and maintained a 4.0 GPA. Upon graduation, I received an Associate's Degree in Applied Science (the course was called Medical Administrative Assistant). When I work with a patient, I prefer the home setting where I can concentrate on just that one patient and give that person my undivided attention. I like to leave feeling good about the care I gave ... more

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Hospice Aide

Hospice Care of SC

Jun 2011 - Dec 2011

I took care of patients either in the home or at one of the local nursing homes in Union, S.C. I assisted them with their ADLs, vital signs as ordered. Provided emotional support to the patient/family. Attended required inservices. Reported to Team Manager as needed.


Phlebotomist, Inventory Clerk

Piedmont Blood Center

Jul 2006 - Oct 2010

Performed quality control daily. Performed all functions of phlebotomy. Cleaned donor areas daily. Ordered supplies and kept written records. Kept donor areas stocked.


Hospice Home Health Aide

Interim Health Care - Hospice

Dec 2002 - Aug 2004

Assisted patients in a home/nursing home setting with ADLs. This included but not limited to: bathing, dressing, oral-nail-hair care, bedmaking/linen changing, keeping patient's area neat. Attended required inservices and care plan meetings. Provided emotional support to pt/family.

Certifications / Licenses

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Rutledge College

Associate Degree in Applied Science

1984 - 1986


Union Vocational School

Nurse's Aide Certificate

1981 - 1981


Jonesville High Schol

College Preparatory

2063 - 1967